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Business Services

Professional opportunities are available across Boart Longyear’s many business divisions including finance, HR, IT and legal.


Opportunities within Drilling Services are as diverse as the industries it serves including: construction, environmental, exploration, geotechnical and mining.


Attention to safety and ongoing education is essential to Boart Longyear’s successful daily operations. We welcome applications from skilled and motivated environmental, health and safety specialists looking to join our EHS team.


Our engineering team work closely with project teams to design everything drill-related to service the industry from comprehensive drill rigs to essential diamond drill bits.


Using geoscience and technology, our Geological Data Services (GDS) team provide valuable orebody data to our customers via our innovative tooling.


Our quality products feature across our customers’ operations, adding to their success and ours. Passionate salespeople with drilling and/or minerals exploration experience are urged to join our Products & Sales team.


Our skilled team expertly operate and maintain our global manufacturing facilities to continually produce World-class drilling products.


When stock varies from raw materials to finished products, measured logistics and reliable transportation are key to successful global operations. Our Supply Chain team is detail-oriented, with a contingency for almost anything.

Boart Longyear and You

Find more growth and greater rewards.

When you explore Boart Longyear, you’ll discover a team of fellow travelers who are shaping career success above and below the surface.

If you are looking for a more rewarding job and a wider platform to work on, you’ve come to the right place. We serve customers worldwide and ship product to more than 100 countries. Our global footprint becomes your career road map.

70% of the earth is covered with water. The rest belongs to us. The people of Boart Longyear are focused on driving exploration technology, building relationships with our key customers, and leveraging our unique products and service mix.

One of our key goals lies in creating a consistent customer experience across our entire global platform. Our performance improves as we focus on consistency in training, processes, equipment and delivery in every region, mine site and operating environment.

Now, we just need to get you on the team!


Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion.

At Boart Longyear we believe that diversity means complimentary minds working together and when we achieve this, the result is a safer and more efficient place of work for us all. The future of Boart Longyear will be one where we transform our workplace to make our tasks easier, safer and more appealing to a greater number of people. By modifying our workplace and the type of equipment and tools we use, Boart Longyear’s vision is to create an environment that is more attractive to the broader population and welcomes all unique attributes a person possesses.


Supporting our workforce and their personal needs.

Here at Boart Longyear, our people are our greatest asset. We strive to provide competitive benefits packages in every country that we work in. The benefits available in each part of the world can vary based on different laws and regulations. Apply today and we can share with you in greater detail the benefits available to you in your local area.

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Boart Longyear General Labourer in Sudbury, Ontario

Job Description:

Boart Longyear is an integrated drilling services and drilling products provider, producing, manufacturing and operating equipment for the minerals industry, with a drilling presence in water exploration, environmental sampling, energy and oil sands exploration. The Company operates in Asia Pacific, Canada, USA, South America, Europe and Africa.

We are currently seeking a self-motivated General Labourer to fill a position that will be based out of Sudbury, Ontario . Boart Longyear is committed to high quality, safety, environmental and continuous improvement practices. Applicants should be able to demonstrate shared values in this area.

This position is a full-time role.

The Company

Established in 1890, Boart Longyear is in its 132 nd year as the world’s leading provider of drilling services, orebody-data-collection technology, and innovative, safe and productivity-driven drilling equipment. With its main focus in mining and exploration activities spanning a wide range of commodities, including copper, gold, nickel, zinc, uranium, and other metals and minerals, the company also holds a substantial presence in the energy, oil sands exploration, and environmental sectors.

The Global Drilling Services division operates for a diverse mining customer base with drilling methods including diamond coring exploration, reverse circulation, large diameter rotary, mine dewatering, water supply drilling, pump services, production, and sonic drilling services.

The Geological Data Services division utilizes innovative scanning technology and down-hole instrumentation tools to capture detailed geological data from drilled core and chip samples. This valuable orebody knowledge gives mining companies the ability to make timely decisions for more efficient exploration activities.

The Global Products division offers sophisticated research and development and holds hundreds of patented designs to manufacture, market, and service reliable drill rigs, innovative drill string products, rugged performance tooling, durable drilling consumables, and quality parts for customers worldwide.

Boart Longyear is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA with operations around the globe in 40 countries with 5,800 employees. We are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in Sydney, Australia (ASX:BLY). More information about Boart Longyear can be found at . To get Boart Longyear news direct, follow us on Twitter , LinkedIn and Facebook .

Duties and Responsibilities (include but are not limited to the following):

Each day will bring new challenges from test site and equipment maintenance to hands-on test operations and monitoring. Our Engineering team deliver results to our customers and add value to our business. Come see what you can do with a job experience that can help you reach your career goals.

  • Comply with Boart Longyear’s Golden Rules and Rules of the Road.

  • Complete and maintain required training up-to-date, e.g. NORCAT, WHIMIS, and specific equipment training.

  • Perform daily pre-op and post-op checks on drill and test equipment and support equipment to identify maintenance requirements.

  • Provides support for engineering staff and test site administration, deliveries, packing and unpacking materials, and troubleshooting capabilities.

  • Completes other tasks as required to support the team.

  • Respectfully communicate with co-workers, client, and management.

  • Use of small hand tools and power tools.

  • Perform housekeeping activities, maintaining work areas clean and organized including tool-boxes, storage areas, etc.

  • Test data entry & reporting.

Job Requirements:

  • Computer skills (reporting & data entry - numeric and alpha).

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Ability to work in accordance with all safety policies and procedures.

  • Good written and oral communication skills.

  • This position requires ongoing physical demands including heavy lifting, bending, walking, standing.

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to be worn in accordance with tasks being performed and test site requirements.

  • Identify and report all hazards, incidents, and near misses immediately to supervisor and co-workers. All workers have the right to refuse unsafe work (STOP WORK AUTHORITY).

Position Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Valid Driver’s license. Valid First Aid Certificate.

  • Labor based experience with demonstrated competencies in assisting with drills or similar equipment. Hydraulic and electrical systems maintenance and troubleshooting experience is an asset.

  • Physically capable of meeting the labour demands of the position.

  • Sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to perform all job-related tasks.

  • Previous related experience to drilling services is an asset.

  • Exposure to different drilling environments and techniques is preferred.

  • Great team player with the ability to take direction constructively.

Education and Experience:

  • T ypically requires High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 1-2 years related experience.

  • The successful candidate must also be able to handle responsibility and the pressure of meeting deadlines.

Reporting Relationship

The position reports directly to the Site Manager, who is located in Sudbury, Ontario.

Perks, Benefits and Compensation

We know that talented people are attracted to companies with long term success, an amazing culture. We also know you want a company that provides competitive pay, comprehensive benefits and outstanding career advancement opportunities. We offer:

  • Strong compensation plan

  • Competitive Benefit program (Life, Disability, Health & Dental)

  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan

  • Robust Vacation Program

Boart Longyear welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process as per the guidelines of the Accessibilities for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we thank all who apply but will only be contacting those selected for an interview. Please apply online at

Auto req ID: 13871BR
Job Code: 210001 Clerk 1.10.Hourly
Function: Research and Development
Region (Business Group): NAM
Country: Canada
State/Province: Ontario
City: Sudbury